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2014 ASCO ANNUAL MEETING

Promedior highlights favorable data on myelofibrosis therapy

By Michael Fitzhugh
Staff Writer

Friday, May 30, 2014
Positive preliminary data from a phase II trial of Promedior Inc.'s experimental myelofibrosis therapy, PRM-151, showed the anti-fibrotic immunotherapy to be safe, well tolerated and effective in reducing symptoms of the disease. The small open-label, prospective study demonstrated improvements in bone marrow fibrosis, hemoglobin levels, platelet count, spleen volume and symptoms, painting a promising picture said Promedior president and CEO Suzanne Bruhn, a veteran of Dublin-based Shire plc. The Lexington, Mass.-based company is excited to have early evidence of PRM-151's ability to target the foundations of fibrosis and validation of its potential to treat and reverse fibrotic diseases.

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